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[movies]Berklee Lowrey-Evans Radio Interview on WBEZ 91.5 - International Rivers
Chileâs $2 billion HidroAysen project is a controversial hydroelectric dam complex that would flood almost 15,000 acres of Patagonian wilderness. Chileâs government says they need it to help double the countryâs energy output in the next 10 years. But activists against the dams have growing popular support to stop the project. Berklee Lowrey-Evans, a Latin America program associate at International Rivers, which works to protect rivers and the communities that depend on them, discusses the pr...
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 30
[movies]APEX Express with Medha Patkar - International Rivers
Medha Patkar speaks on KPFA. Recorded at the house of Patrick McCully, Executive Director of International Rivers. From the description, "We bring you the voice of Medha Patkar, leading environmental activist from India, who heads the Narmada Bachao Andolan -- a major people's and environmental justice movement that has been fighting for the rights of the displaced indigenous people or Adivasis in west India." The interview with Patkar starts at 35:40.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 24
[movies]BBC World Service Interview on Dams and the CDM - International Rivers
Interview with International Rivers' Executive Director, Patrick McCully, about our report, "Failed Mechanism: How the CDM is subsidizing hydro developers and harming the Kyoto Protocol." The interview was broadcast on the BBC World Service's 'World Business Report,' December 4, 2007.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 24
[movies]Peter Interview - China Digital Times - International Rivers
Listen to this interview with Policy Director Peter Bosshard about China's role in global dam building.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 10
[movies]Ferdinand Rafols speech about Belo Monte - International Rivers
On August 28, 2011 Ferdinand Rafols gave a speech about Belo Monte Dam in front of the Brazilian Consulate in San Francisco as a part of an action organized by International Rivers and Amazon Watch.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 41
[movies]Voice of America Story About Chinese Investments in Cambodian Dam Projects - International Rivers
Mean Veasna, of VOA Khmer, reports that five major Chinese companies have been grants licenses to invest in Cambodian dam projects. International Rivers argues "the dams seriously threaten the environment" in a report released on Jan. 28, 2008. This story is in Khmer - see an English language translation of the story on the VOA website.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 18
[audio]Environmental Reforms for China's Overseas Dams - International Rivers
At the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China Peter Bossard and other activists talk about Environmental Reforms for China's Overseas Dams.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 33
[movies]China's Global Role and the Environment - International Rivers
Listen to this presentation about China's global role and the environment which Policy Director Peter Bosshard gave at the San Francisco Commonwealth Club on February 13, 2008.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 16
[movies]BBC World Service on Nam Theun 2: "Laos Plans A Water Powered Future" - International Rivers
Listen to two stories about the implications of Nam Theun 2 for local people and a critique of the project by Carl Middleton, International Rivers' South East Asia Campaign Consultant.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 28
[movies]International Rivers on SF Green 960AM Progressive Radio - International Rivers
Listen to International Rivers' Aaron Sanger on San Francisco's Green 960AM speaking about the campaign to save the Rio Pascua and Rio Baker from damming.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 12
[audio]Kate Ross KHSU
08/01/13 Gary Graham Hughes interviews Kate Ross, Patagonia Campaign Coordinator with International Rivers, about the problems with large scale hydroelectric dam projects and preventing such projects in Patagonia, Chile.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 31
[movies]Radio New Zealand Morning Show: Dams Weakened by Quake in China - International Rivers
Aviva Imhof discusses the Chinese earthquake and its threats to dams in China with New Zealand's equivalent of NPR.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 29
[movies]Burma shelves dam project after public protests - ABC News
Zoe Daniel reported on the Myitsone dam project on October 6, 2011. Interview with Pianport Deetes, International Rivers.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 41
[movies]Farewell to Patrick McCully - International Rivers
This is the whimsical video that we played for Paddy's farewell party, it features highlights from his career and an awesome soundtrack. Enjoy!
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 47
[movies]International Rivers on NPR "Marketplace": Quake Puts Focus on China Dam Building - International Rivers
Aviva Imhof, International Rivers' Campaigns Director talks to Scott Tong of "Marketplace." Marketplace says "Troops have been dispatched to shore up nearly 400 dams damaged by the Sichuan province earthquake. Mother Nature's mostly to blame, but there are worries over human error, too, since China has been exporting its dam-building expertise."
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 12
[movies]Tapajos: A Cry From the Heart of the Amazon - Glenn Switkes, International Rivers
Activists meet with communities to discuss the Brazilian government's plans to build seven huge dams on the Tapajós River. The dams would flood over 3,000 sq km, including national parks, protected areas, and indigenous reserves. Download the video
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 108
[audio]Re-mapping the Amazon: An Interview with Brent Millikan - International Rivers
This interview aired the week of March 16, 2012 on Living on Earth, Public Radio International's environmental news magazine. The Brazilian government recently proposed a re-mapping of the Amazon that would remove protection for more than 200,000 acres of rainforest, including national parks. Brent Millikan is Amazon Program Director for International Rivers. He tells host Bruce Gellerman that the government wants to make way for hydroelectric dams...
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 60
[movies]BBC Africa Service on the Grand Inga Project in Africa - International Rivers
Listen to International Rivers Terri Hathaway critique the Grand Inga Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo on the BBC World Service's Africa Service.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 37
[movies]Double Threat on the Nu - International Rivers
The Nu River valley is an ecologically rich and culturally diverse region in China, and is now under threat of development, which would displace 50,000 people and destroy the region's natural heritage.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 52
[movies]Belo Monte: Did the President of Brazil's IBAMA Make Racist Remarks? - International Rivers
Read our critique:
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 31
[texts]De Donauquaestie - Vicq, Joan Adriaan de
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: International rivers
Downloads: 224
[movies]Wrong Climate for Damming Rivers - International Rivers
The "Wrong Climate for Damming Rivers," with Right Livelihood Award Winner Nnimmo Bassey, explores the impacts of climate change and hydropower on the world's rivers. Download the .KMZ version of this video in Google Earth.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 19,944
[movies]International Rivers on NPR "To The Point" about China Quake - International Rivers
Listen to Aviva Imhof, International Rivers' Campaigns Director, talk to Warren Olney of National Public Radioâs âTo The Pointâ about the fate of the Zipingpu Dam after the massive earthquake in China on May 12, 2008. While Chinese authorities are now saying the dam and its reservoir are safe, Imhof suggests such reassurances may be premature.
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 42
[movies]Living on Earth: The Battery of Southeast Asia - International Rivers
Across Southeast Asia, hydroelectric dams are being planned and built along the biologically diverse Mekong River and its tributaries. In Laos, seven large dams are currently under construction, tapping much of the electricity for export to bring in needed revenue and development for the struggling nation. But environmental groups in the region oppose these big dams, calling them threats to Laos' amazing biodiversity...
Keywords: International Rivers
Downloads: 39
[collection]International Rivers
International Rivers aims to protect rivers and defend the rights of communities that depend on them. We oppose destructive dams and encourage better ways of meeting people's needs for water, energy and flood protection. We seek a world in which rivers and the life they support are valued, and where all people have a voice in decisions affecting their lives and livelihoods. We work toward a world where everyone has access to clean water and energy, and where development projects neither degrade ...
Keywords: International Rivers
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[texts]Media briefing kit on Xiaonanhai Dam, Upper Yangtze River
This media briefing provides an overview of the key environmental and social issues around the Xiaonanhai Hydropower Project on the Upper Yangtze. The content of the briefing is drawn from the Chinese geologist Fan Xiao’s Open Letter on the Protection of Upper Yangtze Rare and Endangered Fish Species and their Ecology,f rom Chinese civil society documents, and from Chinese and International media.
Keywords: international rivers
Downloads: 188
[movies]Kate Ross on the Radio - International Rivers
International Rivers employee, Kate Ross, speaking on Spanish language radio about our November 10, 2010 action to stop El Zapotillo Dam.
Keywords: International Rivers; El Zapotillo
Downloads: 26
[movies]Clean, Cheap, Plentiful: Energy Efficiency - International Rivers
International Rivers interviews Art Rosenfeld, Mark Levine, Chris Neme and Rafeael Friedmann on Energy Efficiency. See our website for more information
Keywords: International Rivers; Energy Efficiency
Downloads: 59
[movies]Interview with Ikal Angelei - International Rivers
Interview with Ikal Angelei of Friends of Lake Turkana. Ikal talks about dam development in the region and how Ethiopia is affected by development.
Keywords: lake turkana; international rivers
Downloads: 35
[movies]International Rivers in Transition - International Rivers
We would like to take a moment to thank you for all of your support over the years. We are excited for this new transition and look forward to having new leadership. Thanks for all of your dedication and hard work, Paddy!
Keywords: International Rivers; Patrick McCully
Downloads: 28
[movies]Interview with Carl Middleton - International Rivers
Carl Middleton is International Rivers Mekong Program Coordinator. He works to protect the Mekong River from destructive dams. Hes traveled throughout the region to get to know local people and organizations in order ot about how important the river is to their lives. These experiences have made him more committed than ever to protecting the mighty Mekong River for current and future generations.
Keywords: International Rivers; Carl Middleton
Downloads: 24
[movies]Totally Rockin' Fundraising Video - International Rivers
So the other day I had an idea. I can make a rockin' fund raising video for International Rivers! There are just a few problems. I don't have a budget, I don't have a production studio, I only have a cheap video camera and I don't know the first thing about making movies. Shouldn't be a problem! Come with me on a journey through my imagination. Learn about the video I COULD MAKE, if only I had the time, equipment and a few months of video training.
Keywords: fundraising video; international rivers
Downloads: 11
[movies]NPR: Brazilian Tribes Say Dam Threatens Way of Life - International Rivers
Julie McCarthy, NPRâs South American correspondent filed this in-depth, detailed and evocative feature about the struggle of the Amazonian Indians to stop the damming of the Xingu River. Her eyewitness report on the Xingu Encounter aired May 31 on Weekend EditionâNPRâs most widely listened to show.
Keywords: International Rivers; Xingu
Downloads: 46
[movies]NPR Living on Earth: "Damming the Developing World" - International Rivers
Listen to Patrick McCully on the award winning NPR show âLiving on Earth", as he discusses the failed carbon offset model to slow global warming and misguided dam projects in Africa and other parts of the developing world.
Keywords: International Rivers; NPR
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[movies]Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Chinese Funded Dams in Cambodia Under Fire - International Rivers
Carl Middleton, International Rivers'; Mekong Program Coordinator, critiques Cambodia's plans to expand electricity production by building nine new hydro electric dams over the next eleven years. He was part of a panel of experts speaking on the subject for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Keywords: International Rivers; Chinese Dams
Downloads: 21
[movies]Endangered Rivers - A Tour of the World's Rivers in Google Earth - International Rivers
Outdated information as of this publishing, but in 2009 this Google Earth layer was launched to show the state of the world's rivers that were threatened by dams. See our latest Google Earth tour, narrated by Sigourney Weaver.
Keywords: International Rivers; Google Earth
Downloads: 219
[texts]Proceedings of the Chamber of commerce of the state of New-York - New York. Chamber of commerce of the state of New York

Keywords: International rivers; Congo River
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[texts]Verbatim records and texts relating to the convention on the regime of navigable waterways of international concern and to the declaration recognising the right to a flag of states having no sea-coast - Conference on Freedom of Communications and Transit
At head of title: League of nations. Barcelona conference
Keywords: International rivers; Maritime law
Downloads: 280
[audio]FSRN: Local residents in Turkey oppose massive Illisu dam project - Free Speech Radio News
Local residents in Turkey oppose massive Illisu dam project.
Keywords: Ilisu; Tigris River; International Rivers
Downloads: 22
[audio]Kate Ross on KALW's Your Call - KALW
On today's Your Call, we’ll mark International Day of Action for Rivers by talking about how big dam projects are impacting rivers worldwide.  According to the Berkeley-based group, International Rivers, roughly two-thirds of the world's rivers have suffered harm from the 50,000 large dams that have been built over the past century.  What is this doing to nearby communities, ecosystems, and the planet as a whole?  Join us at 10am Pacific Time or post a comment here.  Have dams affected riv...
Keywords: Rivers; Ecology; Dams; International Rivers
Downloads: 36
[movies]Wild River Dance Preview - International Rivers
The Wild River Dance Preview was a call for submissions to join International Rivers in celebrating wild rivers. Video responses were posted to YouTube.
Keywords: International Rivers; wild river dance
Downloads: 11
[movies]Grace Mang 6.7.13 - China Radio International
Grace Mang, China Program Director of International Rivers talks about development and protecting the Mekong River
Keywords: International Rivers; Mekong River; Dams
Downloads: 44
[movies]Wild River Dance - International Rivers
Record your own Wild River Dance and post it as a video response. The winner will get a $100 grand prize, runners up will get International Rivers gear. For more information visit our site.
Keywords: international rivers; wild river dance
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[movies]Brazil and Chile Dam Projects Generate Widespread Protests - International Rivers
A Brazilian environmental agency yesterday gave final approval for the hotly contested Belo Monte hydroelectric dam project. Once completed, the Belo Monte dam will generate about 11% of Brazil's current energy needs. It will be the world's third largest dam at 3.75 miles long, and, if construction begins soon, will be completed in 2015. Belo Monte has been in the works for 30 years but has been stalled repeatedly by opposition...
Keywords: International Rivers; Chile; Brazil; Dams; Rivers
Downloads: 58
[movies]Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-Making - International Rivers
In April 1997, with support from the World Bank and IUCN-The World Conservation Union, representatives of diverse interests met in Gland, Switzerland, in light of a recent World Bank report, to discuss highly controversial issues associated with large dams. The workshop brought together 39 participants from governments, the private sector, international financial institutions, civil society organisations and affected people...
Keywords: International Rivers; World Commission on Dams
Downloads: 80
[movies]A Real Life "Avatar" in Brazil - International Rivers
International Rivers featured on NHPR radio. Listen now! "Clean energy will be a major topic when President Obama tours South America later this month. Brazil draws 80% of its energy from hydropower. Last year, the Brazilian government accepted a bid for construction of an enormous dam in the Amazon rainforest. Filmmaker James Cameron made a short documentary about the project this year, which like his movie Avatar, pits native tribes against big government and mining companies...
Keywords: rivers; dams; international rivers; belo monte
Downloads: 66
[movies]Brent Millikan on a New Brazilian Energy Strategy Without Dams - AlertNet
AlertNet interviews Brent Millikan, Amazon Program Director, about his vision for a Brazilian energy sector without new dams.
Keywords: International Rivers; Brent Millikan; rivers; dams
Downloads: 51
[audio]20140704 Me Damming The Mekong River Economic Boon Or Environmental Mistake - National Public Radio
National Public Radio spoke with International Rivers' Southeast Asia Program Director Ame Trandem about the negative impacts of the proposed Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams on the wildlife and people of the Mekong River. Full transcript at
Keywords: International Rivers; Mekong; Don Sahong; Xayaburi
Downloads: 37
[texts]De la navegación del Amazonas - Angelis, [Pedro de] [from old catalog]
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873; International rivers
Downloads: 267
[texts]Du régime conventionnel des fleuves internationaux; études et projet de règlement général, précédés d'une introduction historique - Engelhardt, Ed., 1828-1916
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Virginia and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: International rivers; Inland navigation; International law
Downloads: 360
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